UTalk Marketing reports the company's agency leader told its Digital Brand Strategy Summit the sector would contribute 13 per cent of the country's gross domestic product within five years and be worth an estimated £228 billion.
He added that small businesses were driving the growth and those that employ online marketing services are increasing their business at four to eight times the rate of their non-web enabled competitors, as well as being responsible for twice the amount of exports.
When measured by the amount spent per capita, he pointed out the UK is "the number one country for e-commerce", noting that this was "a fantastic statistic". The mobile commerce industry was also growing "at a pace and on a scale unprecedented in human history".
Peter Zmijewski who is called as a internet marketing guru is the founder and CEO of KeywordSpy.com . You can find more information about him at PeterZmijewski.com
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